Sep 22, 2010 5:00pm EDT
weather in canada as hurricane igor delivers heavy appear and wind. the storms flooded homes and washed out roads. police are investigating claims that a driveway collapsed on an island, washing an 80-year-old man into the sea. tense of thous is. >>> we had our share of storms roll through so what is op top? nmd. theefer thunderstorm twea -- since we last talked this little shower that has was close to leesburg has now gem. it is basically southwest, in extreme northern phlegm -- this is all basically moving very, very slowly to the east, and a little bit it to the south oift. so we'll watch these thunderstorms. here's sfoshs. between baltimore and lancaster. thunderstorm watch in effect until 10:00 for everybody. there is still the chance for scattered. temperature rate now follow. a little muggy, watching out for some more strong, possibly severe thunderstorms. plus fetch february. >> sounds like summer. gary, thank you. >>> commuters are having their say right here in washington. national transit unions set up a big screen outside of union station. at the dosm. computers could send i
Sep 28, 2010 10:00pm EDT
in the netherlands canada and the uk. many other countries aren't using them yet because they have other concerns about cost and privacy, brian. >> laura evans tonight. >>> the united states is pressuring countries around the world to use full body scanners at airports. germany just started testing one. dubai is stopping the scanners. italy also says they're too slow and ineffective. jim harper joins us to talk about this. jim, the point is simple, right? we have to go through the shoe thing, we have to go through the liquid thing. depending upon what country you're coming from to the united states, they don't have to. what's the point here? >> as the secretary, you're trained to harmonize international standards at a very high level. countries are debating what the appropriate standards are. whether we should use the so-called strip machines around the world. they provide a small margin of security at a high cost of privacy and a delay at the airport. >> do we have the power to influence them? it seems countries are going the opposite direction. >> the aviation organization has a lot of funding
Sep 21, 2010 10:00pm EDT
: even one republican in the senate noted great britain, australia, israel and canada allow gays to serve openly in their armed forces. >> and none of these countries, not one, reports morale or recruitment problems. >> reporter: the marine general nominated to lead the corp. weighed in on don't ask don't tell on the hill today. you'll hear what general james amos thinks on the news edge at 11:00. >> see you then. >>> a deadly day for u.s. troops in afghanistan. nine nato service members killed when their helicopter crashed in zabul province. a senior military official says a large number of americans were among the dead. it was the deadliest chopper crash for the coalition in four years. the taliban claims it shot down the helicopter overnight. there were no reports of enemy fire in the area. >>> maryland's green party candidate running for the u.s. state was killed in a horrible car accident. natasha pettigrew was out riding her bike early sunday morning in largo when an suv hit her. tonight her mother shares the heartbreaking decision she made. laura evans joins us now with the story.